Resources

Screen-Free Scavenger Hunts

Due to COVID-19, Screen-Free Week 2020 is now Screen-Free Saturdays! One day a week, every week, families are invited to turn off their devices and connect, explore and play while …

Virtual Field Trips

You can enjoy museums, art galleries, animals, farms, world landmarks, space stations and more without leaving home. Why not try a virtual field trip. Find suggestions in: 5 Canadian Virtual …

More Story Time Online

Today is World Book and Copyright Day! More than ever, at a time where most of the schools around the world are closed and people are having to limit their …

Online Resources for Tutors

How can we provide resources to volunteer tutors while practising social distancing? Today we’d like to highlight a few online resources. Tutoring Basics A Frontier College Tutor’s Guide: Working with …

COVID-19 Parenting Tip Sheets

Recognizing the challenges that physical distancing and school closures can create for parents, a team of parenting experts has developed a set of six tip sheets on positive parenting. The …

Wide Open School

With all the online learning activities available now for kids learning from home, how do you choose? Which ones are educational? Which ones are engaging? Are they free? Common Sense …

The Power of Play

Parents may notice that their children’s play has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. How the Coronavirus Is Influencing Children’s Play describes some possible impacts. Play offers many benefits for …

Story Time and More Online

Today is International Children’s Book Day! How will you celebrate? Reading old favourites is never wrong. But, something new can be a treat. There are new opportunities to try this …

Common Sense Media Resource Hub

With schools closed and social distancing in effect, there will be opportunities for children to spend more time indoors and online. If they’re going to be online, they can be …